In this weeks reading, we learned about qualitative research and its usefulness to a wide variety of disciplines. For our first discussion, you are asked to answer the following questions:

If you had a choice, would you prefer to engage in a qualitative or a quantitative study? Explain why and justify your answer.

Describe a phenomenon specific to your field of study that could be examined using qualitative methods.

Which of the qualitative methods examined in this first week do you find the most relevant to study the phenomenon you described in question number 2 (above)?